Karina Villaluna is the program manager for the Vancouver Stroke Program. She has been with the program since 2006. Karina is a Certified Clinical Research Professional and has worked extensively in a number of clinical trials including acute stroke studies and stroke prevention trials. She is also keenly interested in mentoring and coaching research professionals and has been a co-facilitator for the BC CRIN Clinical Research Professionals Certification Program. Outside of clinical research work, she enjoys dragon boat paddling.